Categories Archives: Fashion

On Deck: Lenora.

On December 1, in the heart of downtown Houston’s theater district, a supremely lucky audience of a boxing event at the Ballroom at Bayou Place got a preview of the beautiful, magical voice of Lenora. It was there that Lenora sang a stirring rendition o ...

On Deck: Lianne La Havas.

Recently, a happy accident occurred which reignited my desire to discover new music. Thanks to the auto-play function of YouTube, a random NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert began playing on my TV one day. To my surprise and delight, it was the mini concert of s ...

Dave Chappelle Takes Over ‘SNL’.

He’s baaaaaack! I’m sure you’ve heard the rumblings and seen the clips of revered comedian Dave Chappelle testing out new material on various audiences around the country. Chappelle wowed the nation as he made his ‘SNL’ debut days after the 2016 ...

Watch List.

I have finally done it. I’ve joined the ranks of citizens who watch ‘The Walking Dead.’ It was not an easy task by any means. In this day and age, to fully experience a show in its entirety with no spoilers it has become necessary to avoid all human ...

Ava DuVernay’s 13th Documentary.

Ava DuVernay’s latest project, 13th is a documentary that connects the dots between the 13th amendment and the epidemic of mass incarceration in the United States. The documentary features a host of experts, enthusiasts, activists, and those who have we ...

Issa Rae: Insecure.

My introduction to the world of Issa Rae was about 5 years ago when I stumbled upon her web series called ‘AWKWARD Black Girl.’ Her [Issa’s] abrupt switch from dancing in her car to freezing up and trying to sink as deeply into the driver’s seat a ...

The Magnificent Seven: The Denzel Effect.

It should come as no surprise that Denzel Washington’s latest film, a reimagining of the 1960’s classic western “The Magnificent Seven,” was a hit. Its opening weekend brought in $35M in domestic ticket sales. Alongside Washington, the film boasts ...